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The IPO market as a screening device and the going public decision: evidence from acquisitions of privately and publicly held firms

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  • Tomas Mantecon

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

    Volume (Year): 37 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (October)
    Pages: 325-361

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    Keywords: IPO; Merger; Private equity; Screening; Adverse selection; G32; G34;

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    1. Lian, Qin & Wang, Qiming, 2012. "Acquisition valuations of withdrawn IPOs: When IPO plans turn into mergers," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 1424-1436.

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